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a professional or working environment. if a woman thinks she's going to change a man in a relationship, not so much. your article says mail ceos pay their employees less and themselves more after having sons but when they have daughters they pay more giving female employees the biggest raises. what do you think it is about having a daughter that triggers generosity? >> researchers think it might have something it do with women being more other regarding than men. this is a finding that's debated in academic research. but -- >> okay. >> what's interesting here is daughters this works for, but not with sisters. right? i mean it's the opposite. if a man has a sister, that's not going to help. here's the quote. having a sister has the opposite effect, making men more supportive of traditional gender roles, more conservative politically and less likely to perform housework. so you'd think that a man growing up with sisters it would make the man a bit more empathetic towards women. where's the disconnect here? >> right. so researchers who did this study think that it might have something to do with
to be a challenge to get anything through the house in this environment. they've been difficult to get through. i think it's important we recognize that working families should have a decent wage and raising the minimum wage is something that should be a prerequisi prerequisite. we should get that done. that shouldn't even be controversial. it helps our whole economy grow. we certainly want people who work to be able to afford their family budget. so i would hope this would be noncontroversial. n we've done it in the past. i hope we do it again. >> in fact, you've been quite vociferous about it. in your home stand of maryland, two county there is have raised their minimum wages to $11.50 an hour. we've seen this in other local governments across the country. do you think it's the only way this initiative is going to succeed, keep it local, give up on congress, and the federal increase? >> every time we've increased the minimum wage, it's helped our economy. every time. we've heard predictions it would cost jobs. it increases jobs. it increases livability, the standard of living for americans. so
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